With (Facebook) friends like these…

Who needs NME's? (or Melody Makers for that matter)** I think I was just the victim of a clever attempt to block me on Facebook.  I was accepting the friend requests on my Facebook account. I noticed 2 or 3 of them were not actually friend requests. Instead they were 'suggested friends', allowing me to request them. So I clicked the button. I thought to myself "that's nice of them, finding me some more foxhole atheists to interact with, or other interested people..." I was wrong. A few … [Read more...]

Suicidal lesbian Marine Corps vet seeks help, gets Jesus instead

Esther Garatie is a hero to our nation, serving in the Marine Corps in war-time. She also happens to be a lesbian. But that shouldn't matter. Not when she checks into a Dallas-area VA hospital for treatment for severe depression - including suicidal thoughts. She wanted help, and was brave enough to actually ask for it. She had been battling PTSD-like symptoms before she even received her Honorable Discharge. Rather than help, an evangelical Christian nurse took it upon herself to preach … [Read more...]

Command’s “Strategies of Satan: How to detect, defeat him” sent to everyone

I get Email... and on this day, so did every other person on the entire post. And it didn't even come from a Chaplain's e-mail address, rather the command itself. Which wouldn't necessarily be a problem if it weren't so overwhelmingly one-sided. This is the same post that denied me the opportunity to distribute Atheist cupcakes or host an Ask An Atheist Night event. A bit of good news came of this though. I sent a letter replying to the command group about the inappropriate nature … [Read more...]

David Barton’s Pants Are On Fire… For Jesus

Long time ally of Rock Beyond Belief, Chris Rodda (right) is in the middle of a press storm again. She is the author of Liars For Jesus, which explains the relatively recent phenomenon of history revisionism in the name of Christianity. David Barton is the worst offender, and bears the brunt of the majority of her assault. He is guilty of quote-mining and using out of context historical references, or shockingly just outright lies about our nation's history. He wants Americans to 'know' that … [Read more...]


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